People walking down Bamboo Avenue in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica

Material Information

People walking down Bamboo Avenue in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica
Uniform Title:
The Bryant Slides Collection
The Bryant Slides Collection, Jamaica
Unknown ( Photographer )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
35 mm


Subjects / Keywords:
Bamboo -- Jamaica -- 1950-1960
Roads -- Jamaica -- 1950-1960
Historic sites -- Jamaica
Jamaica -- Social life and customs
Spatial Coverage:
Jamaica -- Caribbean region -- Lacovia, Saint Elizabeth


General Note:
The slides were taken on collecting trips sponsored by the William L. Bryant Foundation, where books, music and art indigenous to the regions were gathered. The are organized by geographical location.
General Note:
People walking down Bamboo Avenue in Lacovia, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. Bamboo Avenue, also known as “Bamboo Walk”, is a highway approximately 2.5 miles long planted with bamboos forming an arched canopy over the road. It is also known as Holland Bamboo because it was planted by the owners of the Holland Estate, a sugar estate that dates back to the mid-1700s. The avenue was planted with the Bambusa Vulgaris a species of Bamboo which was the largest variety introduced in Jamaica. Slide labeled Bamboo over road on Southern Plains.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Central Florida Libraries
Holding Location:
University of Central Florida
Rights Management:
All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, FL 32816 phone (407) 823-2576, email:
Resource Identifier:
CFM1972_01a ( Sheet 59: 9 )